Principles of GIS and Remote Sensing

общий обзор

Centre of Remote Sensing of the Arctic

Master’s Degree / Ph.D.

Duration: 1 month

Semester: Autumn / Spring

Languages: Russian / English

Краткое описание

Programme Description:

Students will:

  • work with NArFU’s receiving equipment;
  • practise thematic decryption.

Main topics:

  • Usage of space systems in Federal Service for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring of Russia;
  • Centre for Remote Sensing of the Arctic;
  • Space complexes of Federal Space Agency;
  • Usage of space systems in EMERCOM;
  • Usage of space systems in Federal Service for State Registration, Cadastre and Cartography of Russia;
  • International systems of remote sensing;
  • National systems of remote sensing.
Научно-техническая инфраструктура:

Material Base:

  • The Centre in equipped with modern software and hardware:

    • Uni-Scan-36 satellite data receiving station (X-range), overview radius of the station: 3500 km;
    • “Alisa-SK” data receiving station (C-range);
    • “ELECTRO” geostationary spacecraft data receiving station;
    • HP ProLiant DL180 G6 server for processing and storing information;
    • Six HP Z-200 workstations for preliminary data processing, processing of raster and vector information and composing thematic maps;
    • Scanex Geomixer software for work with geodata on the Internet. Geoportals with unlimited number of connections are based on Geomixer;
    • ScanMagic software (network version) used for browsing and analysing images of Earth from space (5 workplaces);
    • Scanex Image Processor software (network version) for preliminary and thematic processing of satellite images and finalising the product (5 workplaces);
    • Remote Sensing database (more than 60 thousand images) continuously replenished with new data, some of which is obtained during NArFU scientific expeditions.
Требования к кандидатам


  • Knowledge of Russian or English language at B2 level or higher

Научный руководитель

Scientific Coordinator:

Yu.G. Kutinov, Doctor of Sciences in Geology and Mineralogy.

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Arkhangelsk, Naberezhnaya Severnoy Dviny 17, office 1326a

Office hours:

9:00 – 17:00 (except Saturday and Sunday)

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